Cornwall Schools Show Jumping and Cross Country

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Newquay Tretherras entered three teams, in the School Teams Show Jumping and Cross Country at Chyverton Equestrian Estate on Sunday 18th October. Schools in Cornwall, from Saltash to Mullion, took part entering in all 26 teams.

Newquay Tretherras entered 3 teams with the following results: Milly Needham came Individual 1st in the 70cms class out of 43 riders, Jasmine Arthur came 7th in the Individual 80cms class out of 50 riders.  Finally the Tretherras Torpedoes, consisting of Indie McNaughton, Kate Jones, Jasmine Arthur and Ally Stravapodi came 8th out of 26 teams.

The event was organised by Jamie-Lee Ball and Cathy Craddock at Cornwall Trec and Cathy commented, “We had an afternoon of what seemed like a cazzilion school children and I have to say it was daunting, but they were all great, really polite and easy to work with. We had to push them through fast to get the competition all done before dark and they all responded well. Some of them could teach the odd tricky adult competitor a thing or two in sportsmanship and handling disappointment. A fab day. Thanks to everyone who helped.”

Miss Carole Ellis who coordinates the equestrian club at Newquay Tretherras added, “Congratulations to all the girls who competed and represented the school so well. The results were well earned and their behaviour and sportsmanship was exceptional.

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